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  Some of the places I've walked for exercise and leisure this month.
  Places featured in the Walking Routes pages plus selected other walks.  
 
 
  This December 9   walks 132.02   miles 212.47   km  
  2017 so far 125   walks 1789.53   miles 2879.97   km  
                       
  Last December 6   walks 48.01   miles 77.26   km  
  This time last year 114   walks 1264.26   miles 2034.64   km  
                       
  Previous best distance 146   walks 1728.33   miles 2781.48   km  
  (2010)       + 61.20   miles + 98.49   km  
 
Saturday 30 19.35 mi 31.14 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.24 mi 13.26 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.79 mi 4.49 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a drink break then up Green Lane to School Lane and Hamble Point. Along the shore and across the country park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Home 8.32 mi 13.39 km
Out to Hound Road then Hamble Lane and the A27 to Mansbridge. Through Riverside Park to Cobden Bridge and St Denys Road.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 30.12.17.
 
Tuesday 26 6.96 mi 11.20 km
Home to Lakeside Country Park and    
Lakeside Country Park to Home 6.96 mi 11.20 km
Via Portswood Road, High Road, Stoneham Lane, round the lakes, Wide Lane, A27, Mansbridge, Riverside Park, Cobden Bridge, St Denys Road.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway "Sandy River", 26.12.17.
 
Sunday 24 16.25 mi 26.15 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.55 mi 13.76 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road and Hamble Lane.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 1.77 mi 2.85 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a quick drink then back up to the square, along Hamble Lane and down the path next to the football club to the park cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Home 5.93 mi 9.54 km
Through Netley village, then Weston Shore, Woolston, Peartree, Athelstan Road, Bullar Road, Cobden Bridge and St Denys Road.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 24.12.17.
 
Saturday 23 16.95 mi 27.28 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.98 mi 16.06 km
Via St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.20 mi 3.54 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach for a short break and a drink. From there along the river path to the ferry to Hamble.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 3.68 mi 5.92 km
Up to Hamble Square, along Hamble Lane, down Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley, along Victoria Road and into the country park to the pier.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 1.09 mi 1.75 km
Round the end of the park to the cafe for a break, then out of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station for the train home.
Photo: The beach at Warsash, 23.12.17.
 
Thursday 21 10.88 mi 17.51 km
Poole Station to Sandbanks Ferry 5.39 mi 8.67 km
Shopping Centre, Poole Quay, Baiter Park, Whitecliff, Lilliput, Sandbanks, Ferry.
Sandbanks Ferry to Bournemouth Pier 4.06 mi 6.53 km
Ferry, Sandbanks, Beach to Branksome Chine, Bournemouth Pier.
Bournemouth Pier to Bournemouth Station 1.43 mi 2.30 km
Pier, Gardens, Square, Old Christchurch Road, Park, Dean Park Road, Station.
 
 
 
Photo: Poole Quay, 21.12.17.
 
Wednesday 6 12.77 mi 20.55 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.24 mi 13.26 km
St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 4.01 mi 6.45 km
To Hamble Quay for a drink then back up to Hamble Square, along Hamble Lane, down Hound Road, Hound Way and Station Road to Netley, into the country park to the pier and across the park to the cafe.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Netley Station 0.52 mi 0.84 km
Out of the park to Hound Road and along the footpath to Netley station for the train home.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 06.12.17.
 
Tuesday 5 13.23 mi 21.29 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.20 mi 13.20 km
St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.99 mi 4.81 km
Down to Hamble Quay for a short break, then back up to Hamble Square, down School Lane to Hamble Point, along the shore to the Royal Victoria Country Park (partly on paths because of high tide) and across the park to the cafe for a tea break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 2.04 mi 3.28 km
Out to Netley village, up Station Road to Netley station and along The Badgers, the footpath and the Rail Trail to Hamble station for the train home.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 05.12.17.
 
Monday 4 21.23 mi 34.17 km
Home to Warsash Village 9.99 mi 16.08 km
St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Portsmouth Road, Pound Road, Hamble Lane, Lowford, Lower Swanwick and Sarisbury Green.
Warsash Village to Warsash Ferry 2.18 mi 3.51 km
Down Newtown Road and Hook Park Road, through the nature reserve to the beach for a short break and a drink. From there along the river path to the Hamble ferry.
Hamble Quay to Royal Victoria Country Park 2.76 mi 4.44 km
Up to Hamble Square and down School Lane to Hamble Point. Along Hamble Shore and across the country park to the park cafe for a tea break.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Home 6.30 mi 10.14 km
Out to Netley village, then Weston Shore, Woolston, Peartree, Bitterne, Lances Hill, Bullar Road, Cobden Bridge and St Denys Road.
Photo: The beach at Warsash, 04.12.17.
 
Friday 1 14.40 mi 23.17 km
Home to Hamble Square 8.24 mi 13.26 km
St Denys Road, Cobden Bridge, Bullar Road, Bitterne Road, Northam Bridge, Chapel, Itchen Bridge, Woolston, Weston Shore, Netley, Royal Victoria Country Park, Hamble Lane to Hamble Square.
Hamble Square to Royal Victoria Country Park 4.13 mi 6.65 km
To Hamble Quay for a break, then back up to the square, Hamble Lane, Hound Road, Hound Way, Station Road, Netley and the Royal Victoria Country Park.
Royal Victoria Country Park to Hamble Station 2.03 mi 3.27 km
A break at the park cafe, then back to Netley, up Station Road to the station, along the footpaths to Hamble station for the train home.
Photo: Hamble Quay, 01.12.17.
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